House Approves Bill to Protect Nonprofit Volunteers

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to protect volunteers from personal liability when they are performing services for nonprofit organizations. House Bill 224 is sponsored by Reps. Yvette Herrell (R-Otero) and Bob Wooley (R-Chaves, Lea & Roosevelt). The provisions of the legislation would cover properly trained volunteers […]

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Statement from Reps. Jason Harper and Dennis Roch following Gov. Martinez’s veto of House Bill 241

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, Reps. Jason Harper (R-Sandoval) and Dennis Roch (R-Quay) released the following statement after learning of Gov. Martinez’s veto of House Bill 241: “While we were hoping for a different outcome, we respect Gov. Martinez decision to veto House Bill 241 and we understand her desire to use a comprehensive […]

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House Passes Two Bills to Combat DWI in NM 

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed two bills sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) to help protect New Mexicans from people who are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. House Bill 129, would allow law enforcement officers to obtain warrants for blood tests when individuals are suspected of any […]

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House Passes Bill to Advance Bioscience Research in NM

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives passed House Bill 460, legislation to establish a Bioscience Authority in New Mexico. The bill sponsored, by Rep. Larry Larrañaga (R-Bernalillo), passed on a 64 to 2 vote. House Bill 460 would create a Bioscience Authority to promote collaboration between state universities, government research institutions, including […]

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